Awards

  • SCI print contest winners are named The 2013 annual and third triannual Schurz Communications print contest winners have been announced. Jake Womer from the Hagerstown, MD Herald-Mail and David Snodgress from the Bloomington, IN Herald-Times are the contest coordinators. The annual co...
  • Herald-Times, Tribune win 15 awards in photo contest The Bloomington, IN Herald-Times and the South Bend Tribune won 15 awards in the Indiana News Photographers Association contest announced in March. The Herald-Times won 11 awards and the Tribune four. The top individual performance was by Chris Howe...
  • Herald-Mail Media Large Business of the Year Herald-Mail Media in Hagerstown, MD was named the Washington County Large Business of the Year during the 15th annual Washington County Business Awards. The event is held to recognize excellence in local businesses in six categories. There were about 1...
  • Cable TV Hall of Fame adds Orbitel's Scullaw Jerry "Chief'” Scullawl of Orbitel Communications in Sun Lakes, AZ was inducted into the Southwest Cable Television's Hall of Fame at a dinner in Scottsdale. Inductees are cited for their long tenure in the industry and for significant contribution...
  • Kentucky newspapers win 72 KPA awards Schurz Communication’s Kentucky newspapers won 72 awards in the Kentucky Press Association contest announced in January. The Jessamine Journal, in Nicholasville, won 24 of the awards and was named the General Excellence award winner in the largest week...
  • Franklin Schurz Jr. To Hall of Fame The South Bend Community Hall of Fame inducted several new members at its 27th annual banquet Nov. 12 at Century Center including Franklin Schurz Jr., former editor and publisher of the South Bend Tribune and formerly chairman and CEO of its parent compan...
  • SCI newspapers win 42 awards in contest Schurz Communications Indiana newspapers made a strong showing in the Hoosier State Press Association Better Newspaper Contest with 42 awards including three newspapers being named among the leaders in the General Excellence competition. The South Bend T...
  • Hoosier Times newspapers win nine HSPA ad awards Hoosier Times newspapers in Indiana won nine awards in the Hoosier State Press Association advertising awards contest announced in September. Winners from the Hoosier Times newspapers were (listed by category along with the newspaper in which the ad appe...
  • KTUU-TV wins 13 Alaska Goldies awards KTUU-TV in Anchorage, Alaska won 13 Goldies in the annual competition sponsored by the Alaska Broadcast Association. KTUU-TV was competing in Division I against Anchorage television stations. All the other Alaska TV stations compete in Division II. Judg...
  • WSBT Radio Group is Spectrum awards winner By LISA BIRK WSBT, Mishawaka, IN Indiana Broadcasters Association held its 26th annual Spectrum Awards Banquet on Saturday, November 9 in Indianapolis and WSBT in Mishawaka took four awards. The Spectrums recognize outstanding achievement in broadcasti...
  • Michigan Newspaper of Year award to Herald Times The Gaylord, Mich. Herald Times has again captured the title of Newspaper of the Year in its class in the 2013 Michigan Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. It is the 19th time the Herald Times has won the title in the past 23 years. The newspaper...
  • Petoskey News-Review wins five awards in state contest The Petoskey, Mich. News-Review won five awards in the annual Michigan Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. Because of a clerical error, the newspaper was judged in the “Class C — Daily Newspaper” category, which is for newspapers with circulation...
  • 2013 Second Triannual Contest: SCI print contest winners are named The 2013 second triannual Schurz Communications print contest winners have been named. Jake Womer of the Hagerstown, MD Herald-Mail and David Snodgress from the Bloomington, IN Herald-Times are the contest coordinators. The winners are: DIGITAL SUCCE...
  • Schurz Communications and Purdue University Innovation prize awarded While Merriam and Webster define an “impulse” as a “sudden strong desire to do something”, but at the 2013 Schurz Communications and Purdue University Innovation prize on Tuesday night, Impulse wasn’t simply a strong desire, it was a creative technology t...
  • Merril Teller Named AMS Broadcaster of the Year WICHITA, KS – KWCH Storm Team 12 Meteorologist Merril Teller will be honored as the 2014 American Meteorological Society’s Broadcaster of the Year. The award is recognizes Teller’s 32 years of outstanding weather coverage and community involvement in Kans...
  • SCI TV stations participate: Advertising sales contest winners are named Schurz Communication television stations conducted advertising sales contests in the first six months of 2013. Each of the properties created their own contest with their own goals and objectives. The five winners received a trip to the SCI Sales Co...
  • KTUU-TV wins two regional Murrows KTUU-TV in Anchorage, Alaska has won two regional Edward R. Murrow awards.   The 49th Report: The Fairbanks Four, received one for Best Documentary in a small market.   This report was an in-depth look at a murder that rattled Fairbanks, AK in 1997.   ...
  • Marci Burdick Broadcaster of Year As Senior Vice President of Broadcasting for Schurz Communications, Marci Burdick is intimately involved with many of SCI’s properties. She’s also recognized as one of broadcasting’s most influential voices as well as being a significant contributor to...
  • KWCH 12 Dominates Local News in July Ratings Period Wichita, KS August 30, 2013 – KWCH 12 continues to be Kansans’ preferred choice for local news in 2013, winning key news periods during Nielsen’s July ratings period. At noon, 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m. KWCH 12 won total households as well as th...
  • KWCH 12 Eyewitness News Wins KAB Large Market Station of the Year WICHITA, KS August 26, 2013 – The Kansas Association of Broadcasters name KWCH the Large Market Television Station of the Year for 2013.  The Station of the Year award is based on overall station performance in individual and group categories.  This is th...